Then Abishai(A) son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog(B) curse my lord the king? Let me go over and cut off his head.”(C)

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18 You must not bring the earnings of a female prostitute or of a male prostitute[a] into the house of the Lord your God to pay any vow, because the Lord your God detests them both.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 23:18 Hebrew of a dog

Abner was very angry because of what Ish-Bosheth said. So he answered, “Am I a dog’s head(A)—on Judah’s side? This very day I am loyal to the house of your father Saul and to his family and friends. I haven’t handed you over to David. Yet now you accuse me of an offense involving this woman!

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15 Outside(A) are the dogs,(B) those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

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Watch out for those dogs,(A) those evildoers, those mutilators of the flesh.

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10 Israel’s watchmen(A) are blind,
    they all lack knowledge;(B)
they are all mute dogs,
    they cannot bark;
they lie around and dream,
    they love to sleep.(C)
11 They are dogs with mighty appetites;
    they never have enough.
They are shepherds(D) who lack understanding;(E)
    they all turn to their own way,(F)
    they seek their own gain.(G)

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They return at evening,
    snarling like dogs,(A)
    and prowl about the city.

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“Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

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